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to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> for more information on tavis: please welcome at pbs.org. back to this program. -- please welcome wole soyinka back to the program. he is now a president -- a professor in residence, and he is the author of a new text, "of africa." >> thank you very much. tavis: you were tired of this nonsense that africans are inferior in a variety of ways. are we beyond that? >> i think it is an exaggeration to say that is why i wrote it. and number of reasons. it was to express my astonishment. it was totally mine blowing. i just mention that as one of the in ciliary -- one of the ancillary. i find a lot of crises tend to generate from east to west and cristian and islam. and there are what i call the invisible religions. lessons to teach the world. tavis: how do this to stand in their version religions play themselves out? >> yes, a very good question. look at somalia. look at more tanya. -- and more tanya -- look at another country. we would have t
hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: andy garcia stars in a film inspired by real-life speckles over water in south america. it is called "a dark truth." it is available from video on demand starting november 29. now, a scene from "a dark truth ." >> my wife -- she does not trust you. >> i know. >> she think our family will not be safe. >> is your family safe here? how long can they live like this? >> the answer is always the same until we die. >> come with me. we will stop them from doing what they did here, in other countries. you have to trust me. francisco. you must trust me. you must trust me. tavis: first of all, good to see you again. about this project -- i have been reading so much lately about how, into the future, whirs will continue to be fought, sadly. more and more, we are going to fight over is not religion, not geography, who has the right to decide the line. we are going to be fighting over water. >> it is a sustainable item. tavis: who controls the water
and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. is first gained american attention for his series, "band of brothers." "homeland" is back for its much- anticipated second season. >> i would consider it an honor to work with the man who has lived among the enemy and understands them. what do you think? are you interested? >> yes. i am interested. france could news, good news. >> i need to talk to my wife and furs. >> is there a problem? >> to be -- to my wife first. >> is there a problem? >> there could be. >> i am sure you will be able to convince her. tavis: last night i am on the plane flying back to los angeles, and i am reading the issue of "the rolling stone." he kind of miss the mark. there were some things, but i gleaned in the article the president who says his favorite tv show is "homeland." >> and he spoke exclusively about how much he loves me. tavis: he said, i love "homeland." >> when i went to the white house, they went, maureen broke back.
walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs stations from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: always pleased to welcome anne lamott to the program. her latest project is called, i love this, "help, thanks, wow: the three essential prayers." i love the title. i love the book. i love the packaging. i love the layout. >> thank you. tavis: it packs a powerful punch. how're people responding to a run the country? >> great, but i brought to a little something, a present for you when your mother. i brought a present. this is for you. this is a cross that the children at st. andrew's presbyterian made. that is the star of bethlehem and the chute of jesse. we bake them in the oven. this is the burleigh one, the roses, the animating love of the universe. -- the girly one, the roses, the animating love of the universe. tavis: my mother watches this show every night. >> where did you put that across? tavis: i will bring it home for christmas, mom. ♪ i'll be home for christmas ♪ >> get ove
. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: pleased to welcome aimee mann but to this program. the songwriter has just wrapped up a nationwide tour. her most recent project is called "charmer." she is about to enter her 20th year as a solo artist. >> if startles me. tavis: a lot to get to tonight. first, some of the very funny video for the song "labrador." >> i really did not want to do this video. i thought it was a stupid idea. the directors seemed so incompetent that i thought i was being framed. >> aimee had so many ideas. we were talking back and forth. it was so collaborative. >> the director basically tricked me into signing a contract that gave him a total control. he put something in front of me to sign. he said it was a birthday card for his nephew. >> it is my pleasure to present to you the new video of aimee mann's "labrador." take it away. >> ♪ and i run when it drops when we first met i was glad to be your pet like a lab it wa
hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: he is a professor of risk engineering at nyu's polytechnic institute and author of two best-selling texts. his latest is called "antifragile." nassim nicholas taleb joins us tonight from washington. professor, good to have you back on this program. >> thank you for inviting me. tavis: i want to get into the book. let me start with the news of the day. everybody in washington is talking about the fiscal cliff. the so-called fiscal cliff. they're not talking to each other at the moment. that is what the conversation is going to get to, how do we avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff? you suggested that the fiscal cliff might be good. i got a chance to go through your book. i understand, i think, why you might feel that way. the book argues that we need disorder to develop. we need disorder in our world to develop. we will come back to the book in a moment. based
have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: this year marks michael a best-'s 20th year as selling author. the latest novel in the harry bosch series is set in south l.a. during the riots in 1992. he is also up next year with a new documentary called "sound of redemption, the frank morgan project. hear a slight preview. ♪ ♪ >> i cannot think of frank morgan without thinking of redemption. as he recorded those things, he was making up for lost time, try to leave something behind that would inspire somebody or make their life better. tavis: we will get to "the black box." tell me about that black man, frank morgan. >> frank has a wonderful story. i got to know him a little before he passed away. he overcame a lot to make beautiful music. he was pretty well known within the jazz world, but i do not think enough people know his story. that was the impetus to try to put together a film about it. tavis: what is the story lin
committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. yourd by contributions to pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome kristin stewart to the story. -- to this program. and the latest edition to the "twilight" saga is in theaters. you can catch her next project, "on the road," starring viggo mortensen. >> i don't care. you're just going to leave me anyway. >> when are you going back to denver? >> i don't know. i do not know what i am going to do. i could go back to my fiancee. -- fiance. >> fiance? >> he has been away while. he is nice. >> that is good. >> i wish dean was not so crazy. >> you could wish that the rest of your life. >> i just want to have a baby. something normal. i really do want that. >> i just had a great idea. you guys are going to love it. tavis: the best part is whispering to the star while the clip was playing and what they thought about this scene. kristin says, "i love this part." >> i met my favorite part of sitting on a talk show is sitting in front of a big picture. tavis: i am sorry. you
in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> the california endowment. health happens in neighborhoods. learn more. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: dr. linda bradley is the founder of a program aimed at women of color called celebrate sisterhood. i read a piece that you wrote: 10 ways to put your doctor at of business and i was fascinated by what i saw and i thought to ask you. whether or not doctors really want to be put up of business and you know where i am going. there is so much money that is made in the medical profession. i wonder not to cast a person -- aspersion on you but how serious are wary about getting to a point where people do not need hospitals, they do not need doctors. they do not need the kinds of medical insurance we have. can you imagine a time when we will get to a place where we will be so healthy that we can put doctors out of business? >> i am optimistic that we can do that. doctors would relish the opportunity to take care of patients, to be looking at preventive ways to promote health. if
in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: what a pleasure it is to welcome mary wilson to this program. it has been 50 years since she and the other supremes came together. a new commemoratives publication is out. mary wilson, we will get to a but a little walk around -- down memory lane. love away,ow our baby ♪ o love ♪n the name ♪ before you break my heart, think it over ♪ way lifeions of the used to be ♪ ♪ in you i put all my faith and trust ♪ ♪ someday we'll be together ♪ go?by. where did our love you want me no more ♪ >> i love watching those. tavis: we were talking about they hear styles and the clothes. there was an exhibit that opens in january. >> at the african-american museum in philadelphia. tavis: are we going to see some of this on display? >> one of the evidence i was telling you was burned up in mexico city. -- of its i was telling you about was bird apply in mexico city. one was stolen. the ones i have been on exhibit. they have been on exhibit for eight
hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. gregg allman is a grammy- winning entertainer. the allman brothers started by playing mostly are in the covers but went on to complete their own hits. the new book about his life is called "my cross to bear." is an honor to have you on the program. why did you choose that title? >> it was not so much to the title of the song, but it is hard to name a hound dog, so i tried and tried. i was going to call it "beyond the thrill, and that did not seem to perk up too many years. -- ears, and people started throwing me a bunch of names, and that one came around, and it kind of grows on you. a name has to -- tavis: sit with you for a while. i ask that because this is a tough book to read in the sense there has been so many ups and downs in your life and your career about which you were very why "mybout, but i aske cross to bare,"because it seems you have had to bear so many crosses -- bare so many crosses. you have had serious of stand- downs' in this life of yours. >> yes, but -- seriou
of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stem punker out. -- stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station by viewers like you. thank you. tavis: pleased to welcome keira knightley to this program. starting this friday, you can catch her in the film adaptation of the tolstoy classic "anna karenina." before we get to the new project, though, here, just a small sampling of some of her other memorable work. >> had not your pride been heard by my honesty by admitting scruples. could you expect me to progress in the interior d of your circumstances? >> those are the words of a gentleman? you were the last man in the world i could ever be prevailed upon to marry. >> dyou do know what i am talking about, don't you? you knew before i did. >> why are you crying? >> freedom in moderation. >> precisely. >> i am sure your full the best intentions. i dare say it would not spend my so vague statement. the concept of freedom is an absolute. more cannot -- one cannot be more directly dead or moderately free. it must always b
committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> be more. pbs. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: there were calls for peace around the world today, as millions celebrated christmas. good evening. i'm gwen ifill on the newshour tonight. from remembrances of young lives lost in newtown, connecticut, to church services in bethlehem, we wrap up the news of this holiday. then, part two of our
and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> be more. pbs. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: a massive winter storm disrupted travel today for tens of thousands of americans across the country. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the "newshour" tonight, we get the latest on the snow, sleet and rain that have snarled roads, knocked out power and delayed flights. >> ifill: then, with images from the connecticut massacre still raw, spencer michels looks at a california law that aims to head off such violence. >> reporter: though no one knows the diagnosis of the perpetrator of the shootings in newtown, the killings have raised once again the issue of forcing the mentallyl
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